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Julie Baumgartner, First Things, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, April 17, noon-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Derek Hodnett, PG/PE, on Site Characterization through Geotechnical Engineering, at Chattanooga Engineers Club, Monday, April 20 at Doubletree Hotel, 407 Chestnut St, noon-1 p.m. Free parking available beginning at 11 a.m. All attendees welcome for lunch before the meeting, cost is $16.

Sterling Jetton, on the impact of the 2016 presidential elections, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, April 20, noon at Republican Headquarters, 1428 Chestnut St., Ste. E. Lunch buffet is $12.

Tina Benkiser, Tennessee Republican Party committeewoman, Senate District 11, at Hamilton County Republican Women's Club April monthly meeting, Tuesday, April 21, 11:30 a.m. at Morning Pointe of Hixson, 5501 Old Hixson Pike. Lunch is $5. Call Faye Robinson at 423-910-0612 or email f.robinson001@comcast.net for lunch reservations no later than Friday, April 17.

Alberto Gonzales, former US Attorney General, at Brainerd Kiwanis annual fundraising luncheon, Tuesday, April 21, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Imperial Ballroom, Chattanooga Choo Choo.

TeaParty of Southeast Tennessee April meeting on Tuesday, April 21, 6:30 p.m., at Bradley County Courthouse, 155 Broad St.

Chris LeCroy, green|spaces, at Red Bank Council Meeting, Tuesday, April 21, noon-1 p.m., at Red Bank Community Center, Tom Weathers Dr., behind Erlanger North. Meeting cost is $10.

Jim Coppinger, Hamilton County Mayor, on County update, at Hixson Community Breakfast, Wednesday, April 22, 8-9 a.m. at Creek's Bend Golf Club, 5900 Hixson Pike. Breakfast buffet and coffee will be available for a cost of $8 per person. For more information, contact David Queen at 423-875-5338 or dqueen@qfsc.com.

Trevor Matich, ESPN analyst and former NFL player, at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, April 22, noon-1 p.m. at Grace Works Church, 6445 Lee Hwy.

From UTC: Dr. Kathleen Wheatley, department head of Management, Elizabeth Bell, director of Graduate and International Programs, and Dr. Lisa Burke-Smalley, UC Foundation professor, on how students are learning about international business, at International Business Council Meeting, Thursday, April 23, 5:30-7 p.m., at INCubator, 100 Cherokee Blvd. Meeting cost is $10.

Tom McCallie, Maclellan Foundation, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, April 24, noon-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Robert Fisher, UTC, on Leadership for a More Equitable Chattanooga, at Young Professional Association of Chattanooga, Friday, April 24, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce. Lunch will be served at noon. Register here.

Albert P. Graser, technical training specialist with VW Human Resources and Ralph Gwaltney, Chattanooga State’s department head of Volkswagen Academy, at Hixson Council April Program, Wednesday, April 25, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at North River Civic Center, 1009 Executive Dr.  Meeting cost is $10.

Ken Hayes, CEO, The Enterprise Center, on City of Chattanooga's Innovation District, at Chattanooga Engineers Club, Monday, April 27 at Doubletree Hotel, 407 Chestnut St, noon-1 p.m. Free parking available beginning at 11 a.m. All attendees welcome for lunch before the meeting, cost is $16.

Eastdale Neighborhood Association meeting on Monday, April 27, 5:45 p.m. at the Eastdale Youth and Family Development Center, 1314 Moss. Everyone is welcomed to attend.

Tim Jackson, Miller Industries, at Chattanooga Engineers Club, Monday, May 4 at Doubletree Hotel, 407 Chestnut St, noon-1 p.m. Free parking available beginning at 11 a.m. All attendees welcome for lunch before the meeting, cost is $16.

Colleen Combs, marketing coordinator, Alexian Brothers PACE Program, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, May 5, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.p>

Bruce Etter, Chattanooga Country Club golf pro, at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, May 6, noon-1 p.m. at Grace Works Church, 6445 Lee Hwy.

Blythe Bailey, administrator, Office of Transportation, City of Chattanooga, on City of Chattanooga Smart Transportation, at Chattanooga Engineers Club, Monday, May 11 at Doubletree Hotel, 407 Chestnut St, noon-1 p.m. Free parking available beginning at 11 a.m. All attendees welcome for lunch before the meeting, cost is $16.

The Chickamauga Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution meets Wednesday, May 13 in Chattanooga. Interested ladies are welcome. Call 886-7579 for more information.

Joseph J. Rencis, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASEE, F.ASME, dean of the College of Engineering, and Clay N. Hixson, chair for Engineering Leadership and professor of Mechanical Engineering, of Tennessee Tech Engineering Team, at Chattanooga Engineers Club, Monday, May 18 at Doubletree Hotel, 407 Chestnut St, noon-1 p.m. Free parking available beginning at 11 a.m. All attendees welcome for lunch before the meeting, cost is $16.

Elaine Swafford, Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, May 19, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.p>

Chattanooga Police Chief Fred Fletcher, at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, May 20, noon-1 p.m. at Grace Works Church, 6445 Lee Hwy.

Ray Harlin, US Express, at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, May 27, noon-1 p.m. at Grace Works Church, 6445 Lee Hwy.

Charles Damman and Stan Evans, National Society Sons of the American Revolution, at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, June 3, noon-1 p.m. at Grace Works Church, 6445 Lee Hwy.

Paul Apyan, MD, University Orthopedics, at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, June 10, noon-1 p.m. at Grace Works Church, 6445 Lee Hwy.

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, June 30, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.p>


Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: BURKS, MONICA  1908 CLEVELAND AVE CHATTANOOGA,  Age at Arrest: 18 years old Arresting Agency: East Ridge THEFT UNDER 500 --- CLARK, JARED LOPAN  480 JUNIPER COURT SPRING CITY, 37381  Age at Arrest: 26 years old Arresting Agency: Soddy Daisy POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE ... (click for more)

Comments On The Passing Of Scotty Probasco

Senator Lamar Alexander released the following statement on the passing of Scotty Probasco: "Scotty Probasco was Chattanooga's cheerleader, a vigorous and generous advocate for so many good causes. I am especially grateful for his service on our state's governing board for higher education. He was a close friend. Honey and I will miss him greatly." The Tennessee ... (click for more)

Proud Of Hometown Boy Turned Global Leader, Bob Corker

Time Magazine has it right.  Not only is Chattanooga’s own U.S. Senator Bob Corker one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World,” but he is probably now the most prominent leader in the history of our city.   At a time of extreme frustration with Washington and Congress in general, Bob continues to rise above the division and rancor to build consensus and solve ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Great Work, Ol’ Pro!

Years ago I was lucky enough to be the seatmate of Scotty Probasco on an airplane bound for somewhere and he taught me a word that has helped me be a much better person than I ever thought I could. We were already swell friends, since he’d watched me grow up at First Presbyterian Church every Sunday with his kids, and he liked some of the stuff I tried to write back then. So ... (click for more)

CAK Beats Soddy-Daisy, 6-2, For Choo Choo Classic Softball Title

Christian Academy of Knoxville finished its run through the rain-shortened Choo Choo Classic with a 6-2 victory over Soddy-Daisy at The Summitt. Three of the Lady Warriors’ runs in the third – and last – inning came on Lady Trojans errors as the 70-minute time limit on the game expired to cap a marathon day in the tournament that was cut from two to one day by heavy rain earlier ... (click for more)

PHOTOS: CAK Drops Soddy Daisy In Choo Choo Finals, 6-2